Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: william ruth <>

This email with the subject "URGENT...PRIVATE AND...URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 22 Oct 2007 15:28:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was william ruth <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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<body class=3D'hmmessage'><STRONG>From The Desk of the Vice President<BR>Cu=
stody and Clearing Dept<BR>HSBC Bank Plc 24th Floor<BR>8 Canada Square, Lon=
don E14 5hq<BR></STRONG><A href=3D"";><STRONG></STRONG></A><BR><STRONG><BR>&nbsp;<=
<BR><STRONG>I am contacting you in regards to a business transfer of a Huge=
 sum of money from a deceased account. Though I know that a transaction of =
this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assurin=
g you that all will be well at the end of the day. We decided to contact yo=
u due to the urgency of this transaction.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>PROPOSITION:<BR>We d=
iscovered an abandoned sum of US$20,000,000.00 (Twenty Million Dollars) in =
an account that belongs to one of our foreign customers late MORRIS THOMPSO=
N who died along with his entire family. Since his death, none of his next-=
of-kin or relations has come forward to lay claims to this money as the hei=
r. We cannot release the fund from his account unless someone applies for c=
laim as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our banking guideli=
nes.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Upon this discovery, we now seek your permission to have =
you stand as a next of kin to the deceased as all documentations will be ca=
refully worked out by us for the funds US$20,000,000.00) to be released in =
your favor as the beneficiary's next of kin.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>It may interest y=
ou to note that we have secured from the probate an order of mandamus to lo=
cate any of deceased beneficiaries. Please acknowledge receipt of this mess=
age in acceptance of our mutual business endeavor by furnishing me with the=
 following;<BR>&nbsp;<BR>1. Your full name and address.<BR>2. Direct Teleph=
one and fax numbers.<BR>3. Company Name(If any)<BR>4. International Passpor=
t/Driver's License<BR>&nbsp;<BR>These requirements will enable us file a le=
tter of claim to the appropriate departments for necessary approvals in you=
r favor before the transfer can be made. We shall be compensating you with =
2 Million Dollars on final conclusion of this project, while the rest shall=
 be for us. Your share stays with you while the rest shall be for us for in=
vestment purposes.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>If you find yourself able to work with me, =
contact me only through my confidential email address:ruthwilliam57_57@yaho= And the private phone number I shall provide in recipient of your r=
esponse to my proposal. This is because my official lines are not totally s=
ecure lines as they are periodically monitored to assess our level of custo=
mer care in line with our Total Quality Management Policy. You can as well =
click on this link below and click on my names on the page to know what I a=
m talking about.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Please observe this instruction religiously. =
I send you this mail not without a measure of fear as to what the consequen=
ces may be, but I know within me that nothing ventured is nothing gained an=
d that success and riches never come easy or on a platter of gold. If this =
proposal is acceptable by you, do not take undue advantage of the trust we =
have bestowed in you, I await your urgent mail.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Regards,<BR>&n=
bsp;<BR>Yours Truly,<BR>&nbsp;<BR>William Ruth.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>PRIVATE AND UR=
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